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Persistent spammy pop-ups from TripAdvisor.

Loch Lomond
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Persistent spammy pop-ups from TripAdvisor.

I am getting really fed up with TripAdvisor pop-ups related to stuff I have been looking at. Is there any way to stop these?

To cite the latest example, I was in Madeira for a week over Xmas and I was using TA to research this trip. It seems that just about every time I open TA now I get a pop up offering me accommodation options in Madeira. I have been to Madeira and I obviously have no plans to return there anytime soon. Why does TA think that I would want to go back there immediately?

Is there any way to stop this insidious spam?

Seattle, Washington
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1. Re: Persistent spammy pop-ups from TripAdvisor.

You'll need to change the settings on your browser's pop-up blocker option.

I'm a fan of Firefox & it's many add-ons/extension choices:

Adblock Plus 2.4.1, Adblock Plus Pop-up Addon 0.9.1, Element Hiding Helper for Adblock Plus 1.2.3

With the proper settings you will never see pop-ups, slide-outs, slide-downs (on review pages), etc.

Edinburgh, United...
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2. Re: Persistent spammy pop-ups from TripAdvisor.

I moved form Internet Explorer to Firefox a while back and it solved the pop up problem,also solved a lot of other issues i had,so follow Sodomojo's advice.

Loch Lomond
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3. Re: Persistent spammy pop-ups from TripAdvisor.

Sorry it's not pop ups, It's actually new pages that are opened.

4. Re: Persistent spammy pop-ups from TripAdvisor.

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